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High Voltage Maintenance (HVM)

£1,340 + VAT
5 Days
York and Slough.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will enable you to gain the additional knowledge required to carry out inspection and maintenance of high voltage switchgear and associated systems.

Throughout this course receive hands-on practical training, led by our highly experienced training team, with practical sessions including
- OCB maintenance
- Fault finding
- High voltage pressure testing
- Secondary Injection testing for protection devices
- Thermal Imaging
- Partial Discharge Testing
- Cable Location and Identification
- Time Domain Reflectometry
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at experienced staff such as managers and supervisors who have responsibility for the safety and maintenance of high voltage switchgear. It is particularly suitable for the High Voltage Competent Person and those who may be required to undertake inspection, maintenance and testing of high voltage equipment.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 4th July 2022 Fri, 8th July 2022 York £1340
Mon, 26th September 2022 Fri, 30th September 2022 York £1340
Mon, 3rd October 2022 Fri, 7th October 2022 Slough £1340
Mon, 28th November 2022 Fri, 2nd December 2022 York £1340

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Maintenance
  • High Voltage Equipment & Operation
  • High Voltage Equipment
  • ACB Demo
  • RA
  • OCB Maintenance
  • Distribution
  • Fault Finding Exercise(s)
  • Fault Finding Exercise(s)
  • Practical Exercise(s)
  • Earthing & Maintenance
  • Arc Flash
  • Protection
  • Practical Exercise(s)
  • Transformers
  • Assessment(s)
  • Electricity at Work Regulations requirements for maintenance
  • Recommendations for keeping electrical switchgear safe in accordance with HSG 230
  • High voltage equipment including switchgear and protective devices
  • Care and maintenance requirements for oil and non-oil circuit breakers
  • Testing of earthing systems
  • Maintenance of ancillary equipment
  • Condition monitoring techniques
  • Post maintenance checks including pressure testing
  • Safe working procedures
  • Practical exercises on high voltage assets
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Electrical background with high voltage switchgear experience desirable.
Everything you require for this course is provided
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Course Training Team


Graham Taylor MIET

HV/LV Electrical Systems Training Manager

Graham is a HV/LV Electrical Systems Training Manager and has over 35 years experience in the electrical industry and a further 9 years teaching Safe Systems of Work courses. Graham specialises in Electrical High and Low Voltage training courses and has extensive experience which including working in the following areas: Maintenance engineer, Maintenance Management, Project Management as well as Electrical duty holder positions. Graham has worked within a wide range of different electrical roles in various different industries including the automotive, food and print sectors, where his responsibilities included electrical installations and repairs as well as managing large engineering projects. He has also carried out Electrical Authorised Person roles in both high and low voltage disciplines.

Customer Questions

Q: Does this course provide a City & Guilds Certificate?
A: On successful completion of this course you will receive a City & Guilds Accredited certificate.
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